July 1, 1962
Independence Day, Burundi

July 2, 2005
Ten simultaneous Live 8 concerts are held to raise awareness about African poverty and debt relief

July 5, 1962
Independence Day, Algeria

July 6, 1964
Independence Day, Malawi

July 6, 1975
Independence Day, Comoros

July 13, 1985
The Live Aid concert succeeds in raising millions of dollars toward combating famine in Ethiopia

July 26, 1847
Liberia adopts its Declaration of Independence